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ShopNotes Podcast 067 — Vintage Half-Blind Dovetail Jig

By: Phil Huber
A reader sends us his dovetail jig and we remember tools and shop of our past.

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After opening a box and finding a vintage Woodsmith dovetail jig, John, Logan, and Phil reminisce about building jigs, making tools, cost vs. time, and the reason we build stuff with wood anyway.

The Woodsmith dovetail jig was used to build a cherry bedroom set that included this night stand.

Here are some links to several other jigs mentioned in today's show.

Adjustable Finger Joint Jig — this jig is truly a wonder.

Locking Rabbet Jig

Published: April, 28 2021
Topics: jig, router
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